Swimming

Stars on show as ticket sales open for Glasgow's IPC Swimming World Championships

By Nick Butler

British Paralympic swimming superstar Ellie Simmonds launched ticket sales this morning ©Getty ImagesTicket sales opened for next year's International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Championships in Glasgow this morning, with Great Britain's best known Para-swimmer Ellie Simmonds on hand for the launch.

Paralympic gold medallist lands Supreme Award at New Zealand's 2014 Attitudes Awards

By Paul Osborne

Mary Fisher has won the Supreme Award at the 2014 Attitudes Awards ©Getty ImagesParalympic champion Mary Fisher has been presented with the Supreme Award at the 2014 Attitudes Awards, the national prize-giving that celebrate the excellence and achievements of New Zealanders living with a disability.

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls take part in development camp

By Emily Goddard

New Zealand Paralympic swimming hopefuls have taken part in a development camp in Albany ©PNZ/FacebookNine swimmers that dream of one day representing New Zealand at the Paralympic Games have taken part in a special development camp at the AUT Millennium high performance sports facility in Albany.

Volunteer process opened by 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships in Glasgow

By Duncan Mackay

Tollcross International Swimming Centre is to follow this year's Commonwealth Games by hosting next year's IPC Swimming Championships ©Getty ImagesGlasgow has begun the application process to recruit volunteers for next years International Paralympic Committeee (IPC) Swimming World Championships next year.

Daily life of Paralympic swimmer Weggemann to be captured in campaign

By Daniel Etchells

Paralympic swimming champion Mallory Weggemann is said to have continued to "Redefine Limitations" ©FinisFinis, a technical swimming equipment company, has teamed up with the Factory Agency, sports and entertainment marketing specialists, and acclaimed director Hans Rosenwinkel to launch a campaign capturing a small glimpse into the daily life of London 2012 Paralympic swimming gold medallist Mallory Weggemann.

2015 IPC Swimming World Championships open for entries

By Daniel Etchells

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre will host the 2015 International Paralympic Committee Swimming World Championships in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesThe entry process for the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in Glasgow has been launched today, with countries wishing to participate initially being asked to outline the number of athletes they expect to be part of their teams.

IPC Swimming looks ahead as it reviews strategic plan

By Zjan Shirinian

The governing body's Sport Technical Committee met to look ahead to 2015's schedule ©Getty ImagesChiefs have met to map out the next year in Paralympic swimming as part of a strategic plan.

Swimming Canada appoint new Para-swimming senior manager of high-performance

By Gary Anderson

James Hood has been appointed as the senior mangaer of high performance for Para-swimming at Swimming Canada ©Swimming CanadaSwimming Canada has announced that James Hood has been appointed to the role of senior manager of its Para-swimming high-performance programme.

Paralympics Ireland on the lookout for talented swimmers at masterclass event

By Zjan Shirinian

Darragh McDonald won one of two gold medals for Ireland in the pool at the London 2012 Paralympics ©Getty ImagesTalented swimmers with a disability having a splash during a masterclass event could be given a helping hand on the path to competing at a future Paralympic Games.
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